MINDFUL MOMENTS — Growth mindset RSS


Make Connection a Habit

Teaching Emotional Intelligence and College Students as Change-Makers

Dr. Meghan Gillette, a professor in the field of Human Development and Human Studies at Iowa State University, shares the latest research on nurturing emotional intelligence in children ages 5 to 12, how she uses Team-Based Learning and her insights on teaching social and emotional skills to the next generation....

Read more


Behavioral charts: I am totally over it

My friend Katie called me in tears last week. Her three-year-old son Max started having these new, long, weepy temper tantrums every day at preschool drop-off. Katie had the mamma guilt blues. Why was Max getting so upset? He loved school. How could she keep leaving him like this each...

Read more


Two men and a tantruming toddler.

Kids can break into full-on tantrums at the drop of a hat, and nearly every parent has been where actor Justin Baldoni found himself this past Father's Day weekend.  Baldoni, who starred in "Jane the Virgin,", was shopping at Whole Foods with his family when his wife, Emily, took this...

Read more



Growing a Growth Mindset: The Big Life Journal

Parenting is hard.  I am 17 years into the raising of humans, and of this one thing I am absolutely certain. I will NEVER get it "right". The good news is this: getting it "right" is no longer my goal.  GROWING A GROWTH MINDSET Today I had the pleasure of chatting...

Read more